YOU deserve at WOCN! Learn why the role of the wound, ostomy and continence nurse is important for every patient.
Many patients start their wound and ostomy care journey in the hospital setting. Learn how our inpatient WOCNs are making a difference in their hospitals.
Resources for our home care nurses – what you and your patients need to know!
We are delighted to welcome you to the St. Louis affiliate of the WOCN. As an affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society, we are a professional nursing society that adheres to the values and ethics of the National WOCN. We support our St.Louis Affiliate members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies, and continence issues.
Our WOCN affiliate nurses are dedicated to developing advancements in education, clinical practice and research that allow us to specialize and manage conditions such as stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers, neuropathic wounds, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and functional disorders of the bowel and bladder.
If you are a wound, ostomy, or continence patient seeking assistance with your medical condition, please visit our Resources for Patients section.Read More
The WOCN – St. Louis Affiliate meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month. Our meetings start at 5pm. Then, starting at 6pm, our meeting sponsor provides a presentation and dinner to our group. Attending our monthly meetings is a great way to network with other nurses who are passionate about WOC nursing. We hope to see you at our next meeting! Please see our event page to find details and RSVP.Read More